frogfruit, turkey tangle fogfruit, capeweed
Life Span: short-lived perennial
Noted for: Showy flowers, interesting foliage
Recommended Uses: Low growing groundcover. Can be used as a turf substitute in low traffic areas.
Salt Tolerance: Highly salt tolerant
Soil or other substrate: Sand, clay, loam
Soil pH Range: adaptable
Larval host for Phaon Crescent (Phyciodes phaon), White Peacock (Anartia jatrophae) and Common Buckeye (Junonia coenia). Good nectar source for hairstreaks.
Native Habitats: Dry-moist-wet sites. Disturbed wet prairies, ruderal areas.
Suitable to grow in: 8A,8B,9A,9B,10A,10B,11
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